Junction City, Ohio

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Junction City, Ohio
Village
Main Street
Location of Junction City, Ohio
Location of Junction City, Ohio
Location of Junction City in Perry County
Location of Junction City in Perry County
Coordinates: 39°43′19″N 82°17′52″W / 39.72194°N 82.29778°W / 39.72194; -82.29778Coordinates: 39°43′19″N 82°17′52″W / 39.72194°N 82.29778°W / 39.72194; -82.29778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Perry
Area[1]
 • Total 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[2] 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 819
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 816
 • Density 1,300.0/sq mi (501.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43748
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-39508[5]
GNIS feature ID 1064918[2]

Junction City is a village in Perry County, Ohio, United States. The population was 819 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Junction City was laid out in 1872 at the site of a railroad junction.[6] A post office has been in operation at Junction City since 1872.[7]

Geography[edit]

Junction City is located at 39°43′19″N 82°17′52″W / 39.72194°N 82.29778°W / 39.72194; -82.29778 (39.722077, -82.297764).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2), of which 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 394
1900 443 12.4%
1910 811 83.1%
1920 890 9.7%
1930 860 −3.4%
1940 813 −5.5%
1950 805 −1.0%
1960 763 −5.2%
1970 732 −4.1%
1980 754 3.0%
1990 770 2.1%
2000 818 6.2%
2010 819 0.1%
Est. 2016 805 [9] −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 819 people, 315 households, and 223 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,300.0 inhabitants per square mile (501.9/km2). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 534.9 per square mile (206.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 315 households of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 35.5 years. 26.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.3% were from 25 to 44; 25.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 818 people, 295 households, and 225 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,276.4 people per square mile (493.5/km²). There were 320 housing units at an average density of 499.3 per square mile (193.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.14% White, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 295 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.4% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,861, and the median income for a family was $32,426. Males had a median income of $30,329 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $12,074. About 18.2% of families and 22.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.0% of those under age 18 and 26.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

New Lexington Schools operates Junction City Elementary School in the village.[11]

Junction City has a public library, a branch of the Perry County District Library.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Colborn, Ephraim S. (1883). History of Fairfield and Perry Counties, Ohio. Brookhaven Press. p. 203. 
  7. ^ "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Junction City Elementary School". New Lexington Schools. Retrieved 3 March 2018. 
  12. ^ "Hours and locations". Perry County District Library. Retrieved 3 March 2018.